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"7 Top Reasons to Buy a Home Now"Orange County CA people who are renting or leasing homes are often considering to buy. Here are “7 top reasons to buy a home now”.   First:  High Rents.  Rents are very high at Orange County CA and will go higher each year.  Unlike rent, your fixed rate mortgage p...
Smart and Successful Orange County CA home sellers need to focus on pricing to “fair market values” during the last four months of 2015.   Home selling has been hot at Orange County for the first eight months this year. But the market is now cooling, and seller strategy to “stretch the price” in...
It’s now a market that favors home sellers at East Costa Mesa CA.  Home Selling Market Update for Labor Day 2015 shows solid buyer activity. East Costa Mesa presents real opportunity for home buyers and is one of the most popular areas for residential living and investment at Orange County CA.  ...
OC Real Estate Legal Information Update California Court of Appeal Has Held That the Listing Agent in a Home Sale Transaction Owed a Fiduciary Duty to the Buyer  In Horiike v. Coldwell Banker, et. al., the California Court of Appeal (2nd appellate district, division 5) held that where a listing ...
Orange County CA median selling prices were up to $629,500 for June 2015, which is the post-recession high. Buyer confidence, rising employment, rising rents, tight supply of homes, low mortgage rates, improved economy and low unemployment, helped jack up sales and prices to highest point since ...
CA Property Tax Reassessment can be avoided when it's possible according to the law - when Transferring Between Parent and Child. CA Property Tax Reassessment can be avoided when transferring property and title between parent and child. There are ways of avoiding CA property tax reassessments tha...
Turtle Rock Highlands at Irvine Irvine CA is the giant at Orange County CA for home sales. Irvine continues growing and has population of about 240,000 people – is an America’s safest city, has some of the best schools anywhere, and is tops in job opportunities. Irvine homeowners and buyers cont...
True Home Buyer Opportunity is Revealed even more clearly with price reduction at 18 Parliament Place, Ladera Ranch CA         See virtual tour video here … List Price Reduction to $799K shows real value for buyers. By Harrison K. Long – Realtor and broker associate, Evergreen Realty HomeSmart – ...
Why it’s important that homeowners in CA be careful with solar panel lease situations and know the facts before making decisions – (Part One) What’s the possible benefit of leasing solar panels for your home? One way for a homeowner to obtain the benefit of solar panels is to lease the panels, r...
Some homeowners associations in California have disputed whether a homeowner can violate its rules and rent out their homes on a short term basis.An HOA adopted a rule that homeowners who rented out their homes could not do so for periods of less than seven days and imposed an annual fee on owner...

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